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>>> that is it for us. thank you for watching. we'll see you one hour from now. piers morgan tonight starts now. >> good evening. you are looking live at the white house. where president is no doubtly celebrating a big win. there is a big agenda, tall order. why shouldn't he be in this speech last night? >> we are not as divided as our politics suggest. we are not as cynical as the pundits believe. >> on the other side of the i'll, the gop handles the changing reality in washington. meanwhile, breaking news tonight, the nor'easter bearing down on new york and new jersey tonight. new york city's death toll has risen tonight. we are live in one of the hardest hit areas. jo joining me now, top strategist, david axelrod. >> it was a great night to be in that room with that crowd and the sense of joy frankly and spoke to the young volunteers and staff. and it was a very movingen count counter. when was the moment that you thought we've got this it is all going to plan. >> when the vote started getting counted we knew quickly we have a fairly sophisticated model. we knew when we we
it tells us very much, if anything about tomorrow. and like you said, at the end of the piece, it's 700,000 votes that will be cast in new hampshire tomorrow. i don't think, though, it will be quite as close as people think it will be. what we've seen in the national polls and also in the state polls is a little bit of an uptick for obama. i think that the democrats are cautiously optimistic about tomorrow. and mitt romney is hoping that everything breaks in his favor. but that's a long shot. it's a real long shot. so i think at this hour, going into tomorrow, the democrats have a little bit of wind at their back. >> ben smith, what i thought was interesting about that result in dixville notch, the reality is, all the independents had voted for barack obama and not mitt romney. is that an ominous sign for mitt romney? >> i'm not sure i want to read a whole lot into that. i think the absolute nightmare scenario for this election is what you just saw there, something close to a tie, something that does not resolve tomorrow and that is something that is something both campaigns are genuine
to react to all of the events and if you have questions tweet us@piers tonight. we will begin on the long hard commute for millions of new yorkers. it's a rough time for many new yorkers. obviously a rough time for many people on the east coast. in new york it seems as almost two cities now. you have the half with power, upwards of 40th street and below 40th street a nightmare with no power. traffic, absolute chaos out there. i had to walk earlier because it was gridlock. what can you tell me about the subway, about power and when new york will be back on its feet? >> well, that's a question a lot of people are asking. it is obvious from what we witnessed today it will take a while before new york gets to what it used to be. today, what we witnessed, thousands of people walking across the queensboro bridge. some trying to make it home tonight. that's what we have been seeing throughout the day, not just here at the queensboro bridge but also at the brooklyn bridge. saw that as well. people trying to get in and out of the city without subway service, without train service. foot was the onl
>>> that's it for us. thank you for watching. > good evening. breaking news tonight in new york, where after days without power from hurricane sandy, the lights are beginning to slowly go back on in lower manhattan and beyond. it is slow, but it is happening. mayor michael bloomberg says most of the power in manhattan should return by midnight tonight, although some people will be left without it for another week. sandy is gone, but misery continues as so many devastated. today the death toll climbed to 97 people. staten island neighborhoods swept away. homeland security secretary janet napolitano toured the area, vowing to do everything she could to help. plus, after insisting this sunday's new york city marathon would go on, mayor bloomberg canceled the race. many were outraged the city would take valuable efforts away from the recovery efforts for the marathon. tonight, city hall and race officials have called it off. meanwhile, look at this. cars lined up for miles to get gas. drivers in some cases waiting 20 hours as the supply dwindles, fighting with each other. there's on
moments are something that can leave us inspired tonight. here's piers morgan. >>> good evening. breaking news tonight. a nightmare in new york city. hundreds of thousands of people trying to fight their way on buses. traffic at a standstill outside of our studio here in columbus circle. 1.7 million people without power in the wake of superstorm sandy. a storm that killed 56 people. the crisis is far from over. ambulances tonight lining up outside of new york's bellvue hospital to evacuate 700 patients. pumps that supply oil to generators are under water. the new jersey flames raging through the shore town of mantoloking. but picture of the day has to be this. the mutual admiration society saw president and governor chris christie. this is what the president promised the victims of superstorm sandy. >> we are here for you. we will not forget. we will follow up to make sure you get all of the help you need until you rebuild. >> meanwhile, six days until election day, mitt romney is in the must-win state of florida with a new bipartisan tone. >> i've got to be able to reach across the aisle
guest michael moore is here. tweet us tonight. we begin tonight live in manhattan's bridge tonight. jason, it is a rough time for many new yorkers tonight. it is a rough time for people on the east coast. it is almost two cities now. you have above 40th street and below 40th street. chaos. i had to walk here because it was complete gridlock. what can you tell me about when new york will be back on its feet? >> that is a question that a lot of people are asking. it is going to take a while before new york gets to what it used to be. today we witnessed thousands of people walking across the queensboro bridge. that is what we have been seeing throughout the day today. saw that as well. without subway service and train service. foot was the only way to do it. we had the buses running but that was a nightmare for some. actually just more than an hour ago as we were out here as a bus stop we witness ed a crush of people here. some of them had clearly lost their patients and there was swearing going on pushing and shoving and everyone who had been lined up again for hours -- >> tomorrowba
. and now we are reaping the benefits of that. i believe that gives us a chance to move forward on a series of fronts and further strengthen our economy. we are not losing 800,000 jobs a month anymore. we are gaining them. and that foundation that has been laid it is a foundation on which we can build progress. >> one is i understand that the first person that the president called after knowing that he won was bill clinton, is that right? >> yes. >> well there is no question about it. as he said to president clinton, he was the most valuable player in this campaign,ing and you know, we got a chance to spend some time with president clinton over the weekend. he campaigned his heart out. he believes that there were two choices here and one led us forward and one back. and he was very effective out there. there is a strong sense of gratitude and i think the president is looking forward to calling on president clinton in the future for advice council and assistance as we move this country forward. >> the biggest tragedy of the evening is that -- get to stay on. >> when i made the bet the bet wa
can to help us as well as do his job. >> this isn't the first time you've suffered a great hardship in the city. your aunt, i believe, died on 9/11. compared to the events and the aftermath of 9/11, how do you view what is happening in staten island? >> right now we all need help. like we need as much help as we can down here. it's not right, like everybody is down here, we're all helping each other but we need more people to come down here and help. we need as much as we can. >> it sounds like there's a critical emergency there that needs critical attention. i'm glad you've both come on the show tonight. i appreciate you sparing the time. i wish you the best with the operation and hopefully you will get the help that you clearly desperately need. thank you both very much. >> thank you very much. thank you for the nypd and all of our first responders. >> yeah, i would certainly go along with that. one of the most shocking and heartbreaking is the death of two young brothers. a woman got out with her two children and clung to a tree for hours and the man in the door refused to let th
. they also say that there's a great phrase that they use called high propensity voters and those are folks that always come out on election day, and they take a look at those early voting states, in ohio, for instance, where the democrats seem to have a large edge in the early votes, and they say well, that's because they quote, cannibalize their high propensity voters which means they believe the obama team is turning out people that would have shown up on election day anyway, whereas they say the romney team, most of their voters are going to show up on election day. but you get the same thing, i'm sure when you talk to the other side, they will tell you that they look at the math and they just don't see a way that the president is not going to win. it really is like parallel universes talking to these two campaigns. >> let's go to jessica yellin, who has been following president obama today. jessica, how would you describe the mood in the president's camp? clearly there's not that kind of huge euphoria we saw four years ago but that doesn't necessarily mean his vote won't come out and r
does it all end? >> reporter: well, it all ended with us not getting any gas. it looks like a ghost town here. you can see they were open for a good nine hours. they had the supply but those lines just sucked it all up. too many customers and eventually they had to shut down tonight. so a lot of people were turned back and yes, piers, we went to two different places, spent the whole afternoon in two different lines, and came up dry. that's happening to a lot of people. some are luckier than others but i got to tell you, it's been very impressive at least here in parts of new jersey where i was, to see how many people were helping each other, sometimes pushing cars to get to the fuel pump, and other people being as calm as they possibly could and saying look, we know that it's a bad situation, we know that they're trying to do the best they can, and we just have to go with the flow here and come back and try again tomorrow. but a lot of people were hitting up 15, 16, 20 stations and still not finding anything. >> nate silva, the "new york times" pollster of pollsters, tweeted just no
grandchildren. you can see a lot more of the pictures on our website cnn.com. stay with us for the complete coverage of the final hours of the 2012 campaign. >> join us tuesday 6:00 p.m. eastern for election night in america. "piers morgan tonight" starts right now. >>> you know where i stand. and you know what i believe. you know i tell the truth. and you know i'll fight for you and your families every single day as hard as i know how. >>> a fiery president obama fighting for his life. the man who wants his job, mitt romney, we're keeping an eye on that for you tonight. good evening. and welcome to a very special battleground edition of "piers morgan tonight." the latest poll out tonight shows this race is a down to the wire dead heat. look at these figures. 49% for president obama. 49% for mitt romney. with two days to go until election day. this may be the picture of who makes a difference. less than a week after sandy's fury, temperatures are dropping and anger is rising. among the storm tossed appliances and debris, no power. american flags flying proudly. people deter
with us for the complete coverage of the final hours of the best campaign. >> don't forget, join us tuesday, 6 p.m. eastern, for election night in america. piers morgan tonight starts right now. >>> you know where i stand and you know what i believe. you know i tell the truth. and you know i'll fight for you and your families every single day as hard as i know how. >> a fiery president obama fighting for his political life tonight in ohio, the state that could be the key to his whole election. meanwhile, the man who wants his job, mitt romney is about to take the stage in new port news, virginia. we are keeping an eye on that for you tonight. good evening, welcome to a very special battleground edition of piers morgan tonight. the latest cnn/orc poll out tonight shows this race is a down-to--the wire dead heat. 49% for president obama, 49% for mitt romney. with to days to go until election day, this might be the picture, who makes the difference. the rockaways here in new york city less than a week after sandy's fury, temperatures are dropping and anger is rising, amid storm-tossed
see why just look all around me. i'm standing on part of a board walk. this used to be part of a miles long board walk that ran along the ocean. sandy has broken it up and sent it down the streets. it's lined with all kinds of debris from homes flooded here. they have no power. no telephone service. only spotty cell phone service. the temperatures are plunging. what are they thinking about? how to clean up from all of this, and this is the backdrop for coming up on the eve of election day. what do they do about that? how do they get to the polls? these are some of the issues they're frustrated about right now. >> tell me this, susan, do they care about the election? or is this the last thing on their minds? these people have lost their homes, their livelihoods, in some cases their lives. do they care enough about this election to try to get to a polling booth, even if they could? >> you know, i've been talking to a lot of people out here, they're of two minds, some of them don't care. they have their hands full with all of this, they say, we're just trying to survive. but other people
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